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Sep 8, 2012 10:15pm EDT
from the virginia state legislators attend to require ultrasound for any women seeking abortions. [laughter] >> you know, it is a good thing my daughter is here. i woke up this morning -- somebody had brought this up yesterday and i was so bloody angry i said, you know what i am tempted to say and she said, don't say that, mom. so i will follow my daughters advice. i think it is a deliberately humiliating abuse. i think that, if such a thing were comparable for men, it would be unheard of. i am so angry that i will stop right now. [laughter] [applause] she did some may. >> speaking of your daughter, in an essay in the aarp bulletin this spring, you talked about the process of transitioning as the parent of a young adult. he recounted when your mother said you that your choice of profession was only about yourself and she later apologized. what are examples about yourself -- about your career that shows the actors can touch people's lives? >> my mother said that -- i have an older brother and -- i have an older sister and younger brother. my older sister and is a doctorate of soci
Sep 10, 2012 2:00am EDT
in the last decade was this quote from virginia muslims who recruited by the taliban were arrested in pakistan before they could do that. one of them said we're not terrorists, we are jihadists. we need to organize an international effort to buttress norms against the killing of civilians on any pretext. i would go for a fifth camp geneva convention. i think we need to codify the new rules of war and define terrorism as crimes against humanity by way of taking some of the revolutionary glamour out of the jihad and putting faces on the victim's and creating a legal basis of the people who recruit suicide bombers and plan the attacks. this does not require any sophisticated theological knowledge on the part of the united states. we would simply be showing solidarity for the victims. thanks. [applause] >> i would like to thank our two commentators for their interest in remarks. i want to pick up one point that will have mentioned -- the issue of anti-americanism is important but one of the key points to keep in mind is that there is this kind of understanding that the west is inevitably hostile s
Sep 17, 2012 2:00am EDT
learning. host: back to the calls, randy from virginia. republican line. caller: i'm from williamsburg, virginia, and my comment is i own a small business called virginia is for education. i built unique mobile fitness facilities because of the outcomes of virgia tech, when they built a mobile science lab, and the outcomes that they had had in southwestern virginia schools, in elevating scores in math and science, sadly, those divisions saw that trailer as a threat. i'm now feeling the same pressures from schools, where i've made over 1100 school site visits and haven't taken one date for this school year yet. my problem is that for instance, we have a pet grant, a federal grant here in williamsburg, $1.3 million to be spent over three years and to give you a for instance, the person running that program is paying herself $120,000 for a 40 week work year. the problem is we have universities around here that are so called training teachers on behalf of its money and there's no measurement on the training, and when it comes to health and wellness for children and adults, americans, you t
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